Turko Family History

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Turko Name Meaning

Polish: variant of Turek. Also from the Turkish family name Turko ‘Turk’. The term denotes not merely someone from Turkey, but also a speaker of any of the Turkic languages that stretch right across central Asia, from the Caucasus to China.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Turk, Turek, Turco, Turan, Turro, Turke, Turo, Turi, Tur, Ferko

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Turko Family Origin

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Turko Family Occupations

What did your Turko ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Turko. 19% of Turko men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Turko women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Turko were Furnace Man and Factory Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Miner
    7%
  • Coal Digger
    4%
  • Furnace Man
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Checker
    10%
  • Examiner
    5%
  • Factory Worker
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Turko Historical Records

What Turko family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Turko. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turko census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 889 immigration records available for the last name Turko. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 660 military records available for the last name Turko. For the veterans among your Turko ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Turko Life Expectancy

What is the average Turko lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Turko life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Turko in 1941 was 37, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turko

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Turko ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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